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Alabama shows us the Republican endgame for women’s health policy

Republicans, in an attempt to see Roe v. Wade rolled back, have been aggressively working within state legislatures to pass restrictive anti-abortion laws that they know will be challenged in the courts, with the hope being that one of these cases might make its way all the way up to the Supreme Court, where the […]

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The October surprise that wasn’t… The failed Republican attempt to frame Robert Mueller for rape one week before the midterms

With momentum slowing for Republican candidates after the racist killings in Louisville, the anti-Semitic mass murder in Pittsburgh, and the attempted assassination of several prominent Democrats by a Trump supporter, the leaders of the far-right are doing everything in their power to turn things around before next Tuesday’s midterm election. They’re telling lies about protections […]

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Blasey Ford comes across as infinitely credible. Kavanaugh, aping Trump, comes out yelling about a conspiracy against him orchestrated by the Clintons.

It’s not often that I quote Fox News anchor Chris Wallace on this site, but he was exactly right when he described Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony today as “extremely emotional, extremely raw, and extremely credible.” Having listened to all of her testimony, I have no reason not to believe her when she says that […]

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A Kavanaugh classmate at Yale alleges that the Supreme Court nominee shoved his penis in her face at a party… and, believe it or not, that’s not even the worst story about the man to come out today

Well, it looks as though there’s another allegation of sexual misconduct against Brett Kavanaugh. This one dates back to the Supreme Court nominee’s freshman year at Yale, when, according to a classmate by the name of Deborah Ramirez, he dropped his pants and thrust his penis into her face at a party without her consent. […]

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Kavanaugh’s accuser comes forward, detailing the Supreme Court nominee’s drunken attack

Late last week, as I’m sure most of you will remember, Senator Diane Feinstein went public with news that a woman had sent a letter to her office claiming that, several decades ago, Supreme Court nominee Bret Kavanaugh, while a high school student, had attempted to rape her at a party. While refusing to identify […]

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